University of Jyväskylä is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Jyväskylä, Finland.
Semester I : September - Mid-December
Semester II: January – May
Semester I: 15th of May
Semester II: 1st of November
Normal study load per term:
In grades: 0 – 5 (0 is fail, 5 is excellent)
Credits : ECTS
We recommend that you have at least 700 € per month in order to have enough funds to pay for your food, lodgings, clothes, study material, social life, etc. How much you need in the end is partly also a question of your personal spending habits.
Rent in a student apartment 210-330 €, deposit 250 € (rents in the private rental market higher)
Lunch in a student restaurant 2.60 € (Bachelor's and Master's level students)
Monthly bus pass 51 € for the local transportation
University sports fee 60 €/academic year 2018-2019
Survival kit for exchange students 70 €
The cost of course literature is not very high, since most of the books can be borrowed from the University Library.
4 places per year
Or contact the International Office:
The International office offers information and support for incoming and outgoing exchange students of the Faculty of Social Sciences. Contact us if you have any questions about studying abroad on a temporary basis.
International Office of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Visiting address: Sjoerd Groenman building
Padualaan 14, 3584 CH Utrecht
Tel: +31 (0)30 253 3659
Walk-in Office Hours (max. 5 min a person)
Only for short questions and handing in documents.
Location: Information Desk STIP, ground floor, Sjoerd Groenman building
Opening hours: Monday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, Tuesday 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m., Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Please note: no walk-in office hours on Monday 3 February
Office Hours by appointment
Appointments can be made via email: firstname.lastname@example.org (please, add your phone number).
Tuesday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Bart Weerdenburg (Coordinator International Relations): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Nicole van den Hoeven-Sneijder (International Officer): Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Loes van Velzen (International Officer): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
International office of Utrecht University
For questions about universitywide programmes, contact one of the University International Office employees.